Respiratory Therapist PRN

Company: West Valley Medical Center

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Job Description Respiratory Therapist - PRN

West Valley Medical Center (WVMC) is a full service hospital available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week servicing Canyon County, Idaho and surrounding communities. WVMC consistently achieves top ratings and recognition for outstanding quality performance and excellent clinical outcomes.  Our expertly trained staff and board certified physicians are focused on treating everyone like family. 

Job Title:  Respiratory Therapist

Position Type:  PRN

Work Schedule:  PRN = "As Needed" to cover for staff vacations and assist with staffing needs during high volume/high patient times.

The Respiratory Therapist provides treatment, care and evaluation for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.  The tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Delivers and assesses responses to ordered therapy per plan of care including routine and intensive therapy and diagnostic procedures.
  • Utilizes various types of oxygen and other therapeutic gas equipment such as masks, tents and incubators.
  • Administers prescribed doses of medicinal gases and aerosol drugs.
  • Measures ventilatory volumes, pressures and blood gas analysis.
  • Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition and general acceptance of treatment.

  • Job Requirements
    • Registered Respiratory Therapist through NBRC preferred.
    • Licensed through the State of Idaho in good standing required.
    • BLS, ACLS, NRP and PALS certifications required.
    • Six (6) months of previous respiratory experience preferred.